Welcome to Open Arms Care!
Open Arms Care Inc. provides local auspice for management, planning and support to Action Support, Neighbour Aid, BUD’s Toys, Special Needs In Bellingen Shire, Bellingen Shire Family Day Care Scheme, Mid-North Coast OOSH Services and Bellingen Shire Meals On Wheels.
The OAC Inc. is a not-for-profit, community based body. The Board (the office bearing members of the association) is comprised of community and service user representatives, who meet regularly, and are responsible for the running of the services OAC Inc. receives funding for. The OAC Inc provides each service with management and administrative support. The NSW State Department of Ageing, Disability & Home Care (DADHC), NSW Department of Community Services (DoCS), NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) and the Federal Departments of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) and Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) provide funding for the various services and hold the OAC Inc responsible for ensuring that all services adhere to current funding guidelines and relevant quality standards.
To be a quality organisation providing coordinated and integrated services assisting the development of people who are frail aged, people with disabilities, children and families. Open Arms Care Inc. will be financially sustainable and recognised as a respected regional provider of human services.
We provide a range of children's, ageing and disability services on the Mid North Coast of NSW Australia.
SNIBS - Special Needs in Bellingen Shire - Early Childhood Intervention
OOSH - OAC Bellingen, Coffs Harbour, Woolgoolga- After School & Vacation Care Services.
Family Day Care - Bellingen Shire Family Day Care - Family based childcare
Buds Toys - On Line Toy library
Ageing & Disability Services
Meals on Wheels - Bellingen Shire Meals on Wheels
Action Support - Disability services
Neighbour Aid - Aged care and social support
Phone - (02) 6655 2323
Fax - (02) 6655 2325
Email - Click here
News From The Ageing Services Division
Please click on the following link to view our latest newsletter. February 2013 newsletter… more »
posted 7th March 2013 under Neighbour Aid
Mabbie is one of our long term volunteers. Here she is getting ready to deliver a meal. If you are interested in joining our team of volunteers, contact the office on 6655 0322.… more »
posted 4th December 2011 under Meals on Wheels
PREAMBLE The Excursion Policy is being reviewed to reflect the requirements of the new national standards and the need to safe guard educators and the scheme as well as meeting regulations for risk management. The parents will need to sign a form for any type of outing outside the carer’s home and carers will need to complete a risk management assessment of all outings and venues. NEW NATIONAL QUALITY STANDARDS… more »
posted 15th June 2010 under Family Day Care